Enable will take on her elders at Ascot in what could be a thrilling race with the likes of Highland Reel and Ulysses all still entered for the Group 1 contest on Saturday
DUAL Oaks winner Enable is set to run in Saturday’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.
Trainer John Gosden and connections have decided to let Enable take on her elders for the first time this season, just two weeks after her Irish Oaks win.
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Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager for Enable’s owner Prince Khalid Abdullah, told Press Association Sport: “John is happy with her and she’s going to head to Ascot.”
Enable is the ante-post favourite for the race after her stunning wins in the Oaks at Epsom and the Irish Oaks this season already.
Meanwhile, Gerald Mosse has come in for the ride on Argentinian star Sixties Song.
Sixties Song is the leading performer in his homeland but faces an entirely different test this weekend.
“It looks a very competitive race but he is the top horse in Argentina,” Mosse told Press Association Sport.
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“I’m excited to ride in the King George, it’s a great race to be a part of.”
Mosse’s agent Shippy Ellis added: “We were looking at riding at Newmaket but Gerald looked at the videos (of Sixties Song) and was keen to ride him.
“He does have some form on soft ground but he’d prefer it quicker, I think.
“It’s a proper King George, make no mistake, and the connections deserve credit for coming and having a go. He’s a big price but I think he’ll outrun it.”